Cisco Partners With SingularityNET on Decentralized Artificial Intelligence

[ad_1] Decentralized artificial intelligence (AI) firm SingularityNET and tech conglomerate Cisco have partnered to develop applied artificial general intelligence (AGI) technologies.AGI is one aspect of AI technology that concentrates on learning the intellectual tasks of which humans are capable. Sometimes referred to as “Strong AI,” AGI emphasizes a machine’s ability to reason in uncertain situations, solve puzzles, plan and communicate in natural language. Goertzel also said that the scale of Cisco’s

Bakkt Trades 71 Bitcoin Futures Contracts in First 24 Hours

[ad_1] Intercontinental Exchange’s (ICE) Bakkt platform has traded 71 Bitcoin (BTC) futures contracts in the first 24 hours following its launch on Sept. 22.According to ICE historical data on Bakkt’s Bitcoin/USD futures contract trading, the platform has traded 71 BTC at press time, with the last recorded trading price settling at $9,875 per Bitcoin.Bakkt Bitcoin (USD) monthly futures contract. Source: ICEIn an analysis for Cointelegraph earlier today, Rakesh Upadhyay wrote

Kik Considers Shutting Down Popular Messaging App

[ad_1] The Canadian social media and messaging app company Kik is reportedly considering shutting down its popular Kik messaging app.70 reported layoffs at Kin subsidiary In a Sept. 23 article, Israeli tech publication CTech Calcalistit cites two anonymous sources at Kik, claiming that the Canada-based firm is considering closing down its messaging app. 70 employees have reportedly received layoff notices and have been given the option to transfer to a new company

Coinshares Urges Customers to Fight UK Regulator’s Ban on Crypto ETN’s

[ad_1] The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing to ban cryptocurrency Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), but Coinshares, a U.K.-based regulated public exchange, disagrees with that proposal.Disagreements regarding FCA evidence In a Sept. 23 letter on its website, Coinshares stated that the FCA has not provided enough evidence to justify the proposed ban on crypto ETN’s, warning its customers that they will no longer be able to trade such products

Consensys-Backed Identity Platform Partners With PwC

[ad_1] ConsenSys-backed identity management protocol uPort has entered a partnership with Onfido and PwC to develop blockchain-based identity management in the financial services sector in the United Kingdom. In a Sept. 23 announcement, Ethereum-based digital identity platform uPort said that it was partnering with ID management firm Onfido and Big Four auditing firm PwC to develop a pilot for decentralized identity management. The three firms are exploring how portable identity verification can

SIX Swiss Exchange Postpones Launch of Blockchain-Powered Digital Exchange

[ad_1] Switzerland's principal stock exchange, SIX Swiss Exchange, has postponed the launch of its “fully-regulated” cryptocurrency exchange SIX Digital Exchange (SDX).As Reuters reported on Sept. 23, a spokesperson familiar with the situation said that SIX moved the full launch of SDX to the end of 2020 primarily due to legal and regulatory issues. The exchange is reportedly still in negotiations with partner banks, the services of which it will offer

Boerse Stuttgart Launches Regulated Digital Exchange

[ad_1] As of today, the newly launched Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX) is available to select users in Germany.Fully regulated under the German Banking ActIn a Sept. 23 press release, the Boerse Stuttgart Group — Germany’s second-largest stock exchange — announced that trading has started on its newly launched digital asset exchange platform, Boerse Stuttgart Digital Exchange (BSDEX).The exchange, which is regulated under the German Banking Act, will initially allow

Major Coins Trading Sideways, Bitcoin Deepens Under $10,000

[ad_1] Monday, Sept. 23 — Major cryptocurrency markets are reporting mixed signals today, with Bitcoin (BTC) being slightly bearish following the launch of Bakkt’s physically delivered Bitcoin futures.Market visualization. Source: Coin360The leading digital currency Bitcoin is down by 1.55% on the day to trade at around $9,813 at press time. During the day, BTC has been trading in a narrow corridor between $9,788 and $10,097, which are the lowest and

Bottle Pay Raises $2M to Expand Lightning Network Tips Across the Web

[ad_1] Block Matrix, the company behind social media bitcoin tipping service Bottle Pay, just received a fresh round of funding. The company has come off of a $2 million seed funding round at a time when the Lightning Network, the second layer bitcoin payment network leveraged by Bottle Pay, continues to enjoy steady growth. A Bottle Pay press release shared with Bitcoin Magazine noted that the Lightning Network currently supports